became 10 Weeks after 25-year-old Charlotte Blader Shankera Robinson died while traveling to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on what would have been her 26th birthday, her family is still searching for answers. Robinson’s friends and her family gathered at her grave on Sunday to release her balloon and celebrate the life and memory of her departed woman.
“She smiles at us,” said her mother, Salamandra Robinson. Charlotte Observer“We have good days and bad days, but we are here to celebrate.”
But according to Mario Black, organizer of the Million Youth March in Charlotte and Salisbury, while her loved ones remember Robinson and her past birthdays, Robinson’s family and the Charlotte community Members are still waiting for updates on her case.
“Our hope is justice,” Black told WFAE. “And this is one way to keep it alive, to let them know we haven’t forgotten.” We will not give up until justice is done.”
On October 29, Robinson was allegedly found unresponsive during a stay at Villa Linda 32 in Cabo. Someone in the group called for help and the concierge informed the doctor. Doctors gave Shankera her CPR, but she was unable to resuscitate her. Less than 15 minutes later, at 3 p.m., she was declared dead, according to Queen City News. However, according to Salamondola, her Robinson’s friends had returned from Mexico without her, and she each had conflicting memories of how Robinson died.
“They said she wasn’t feeling well. She had alcoholism,” Salamondola said. “They couldn’t get her pulse. Each person with her was telling a different story.”
In a statement, the State Department initially said there was no clear evidence to suggest Robinson was murdered. queen city newsHowever, when Salamondra received a copy of Robinson’s death certificate, the cause of death was listed as severe spinal cord injury and atlas dislocation, not alcoholism.
None of my friends related to Cabo’s trip have replied rolling stonemultiple comment requests. Some were not asked to comment, while others disabled their social media accounts and email addresses.
Online interest in the case skyrocketed, and footage of the two women getting into a fight surfaced on social media, one of whom was identified as Robinson by family members.In the video, naked women are seen being beaten and beaten, while at least two people can be heard out of frame urging “Quella” to fight back. and is thrown heavily to the floor with no apparent help from onlookers. queen city news It has since been confirmed that he has deleted or made his social media accounts private.
The incident is being treated as a homicide by Mexican authorities. Charges have been filed against an unnamed female suspect in the incident, and Mexican authorities were seeking extradition of the suspect as of Nov. 25, according to the Associated Press. A U.S. official who said he hadn’t heard the latest information.
The FBI Charlotte field office could not be reached for comment. rolling stone.
“We have to stand strong for her,” Salamondra said on Sunday. “She wanted us to be strong and keep going. We are waiting to see it and I know it will happen. In God’s time it will happen. That’s all I’m waiting for.”